Why More Cruises Are Staying in Ports Overnight. A growing number of cruise passengers want to experience destinations at all hours

Night owls, take note. Big changes are happening in the cruising industry that will help you explore a port of call more easily once the sun goes down.

Historically, various factors—tight sailing schedules, old-fashioned itineraries that favor daytime activities, and a desire to maximize the time passengers spend in onboard restaurants and bars—have meant that gangplanks are usually up by cocktail hour.

But with guests seeking ways to explore destinations more slowly and deliberately, cruise lines have been introducing more late-night and early-morning departures.

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